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The Rectory, Wraxall and Failand

Description: The Rectory

Grade: II
Date Listed: 16 March 1984
English Heritage Building ID: 33593

OS Grid Reference: ST4915471993
OS Grid Coordinates: 349154, 171993
Latitude/Longitude: 51.4446, -2.7330

Location: Wraxall Hill, Wraxall, North Somerset BS48 1NA

Locality: Wraxall and Failand
County: North Somerset
Country: England
Postcode: BS48 1NA

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Listing Text


3/202 The Rectory

- II

Rectory. Early - mid C17, remodelled 1801. Rendered; pantile roof with coped
raised verges; coped parapet and moulded eaves cornice; rendered stacks.
3 storeys. 3 bays: 2- and 3-light casement windows with gothick glazing and
under segmental heads; the ground floor left window is a 3-light casement with
pointed heads and hollow moulded freestone mullions and surronds, under a
dripmould. Projecting square porch with panelled and glazed lights. Single
storey 3 bay billiard room forms a setback extension to the left; hipped slate
roof, parapet and moulded cornice; 3 glazing bar sash windows with external
blind boxes. Screen wall with lean-to greenhouse at right. The west gable end
has a 4-light, freestone, cross window with pointed heads and hollow moulded
mullions and surrounds; central first floor window to rear is a 4-light wooden
casement with ovolo moulded mullions. Interior: chamfered beams with scroll
stops; open well stair with turned balusters.

Listing NGR: ST4923572129

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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